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Steel-producing and steel-using jobs
interactive map. View

CITAC Steel Task Force World Steel Price Chart. View

CITAC Letter to Amb. Zoellick Supporting
Doha Declaration.

CITAC 201 Remedy Study: "Estimated Economic Effects of Proposed Import Relief
Remedies for Steel".

Press Releases

CITAC Renews Call for Congress to Repeal Byrd Amendment After Canada and European Union Announce Retaliatory Tariffs Beginning May 1; Millions of Dollars in U.S. Exports Hit With Tariff. 3/31/05 Read

CITAC Applauds Rep. Jim Ramstad And Rep. Clay Shaw For Bill to End "Byrd Amendment"; Pledges Active Support. 3/10/05 Read

CITAC Announces
New Management Team. 2/16/05 Read

Steel Consumers Applaud Knollenberg Resolution Urging "Fundamental Fairness" in Sunset Review Process. 2/11/05 Read

"Byrd Amendment" Payments Total $285 Million in 2004; Government Handout Tops $1 Billion Since 2001. 1/28/04 Read

CITAC: Higher Steel Import Levels in June Will Help U.S. Steel Consumers.
7/28/04 Read

CITAC: Commerce Department's Attempt to Change Rules in Midst of Antidumping Investigations is Unfair and Unwarranted 5/14/04 Read

CITAC: Time To End Trade-Distorting Byrd Amendment Payouts. 5/7/04 Read

CITAC Commends Commerce's Decision to Not Deduct Safeguard Tariffs in Calculating Dumping Margins — A Move Which Could Have 'Doubly' Hit Steel Consumers. 4/7/04 Read


Press Releases


The Consuming Industries Trade Action Coalition, or "CITAC", is committed to the development of US trade policy that is consistent with the needs of America's consuming industries. We believe that the spirit of free and open competition makes our economy the most successful in the world. More


CITAC Shrimp Task Force

AD/CVD on Steel Products

Resolution by J. Knollenberg, member of Congress, submitted to the House of Representatives on February 10, 2005. Resolution urges DOC and ITC to consider the impact of the antidumping or countervailing duty orders on domestic steel consuming companies and overall economy when conducting sunset review of duties on steel products. Read (PDF)

J. Knollenberg calls other members of Congress to co-sponsor his resolution. Read (PDF)

Retrospective AD/CVD System

Fact Sheet: Retrospective Collection of Antidumping and Countervailing Duties — Impact On Consuming Industries. January 2005 Read

Byrd Amendment

Repeal the "Byrd Amendment." January 2005 Read

More on the Byrd Amendment


CITAC Steel Task Force


"The Steel Industry: an Automotive Supplier Perspective", report of Brian C. Becker, Ph.D. and Kevin A. Hassett, Ph.D. February 2005 Read (PDF)

Read CITAC job studies

Read about CITAC’s work on the Section 201 Steel Tariffs


Post 201: Protecting American Manufacturing

Product Exclusion Process Fact Sheet Read
Steel Market Conditions Fact Sheet Read
Steel Drum Manufacturers Detail Case for Exclusions Read
Tariff Exemptions Granted Link to USTR.gov

Support Legislation to Give Consuming Industries a Voice
The Transparency and Fairness Trade Act (H.R. 2770). Read


CITAC Messages to Congress
It is imperative that any steel trade policy benefit America broadly, rather than just a few Americans. Read CITAC's weekly messages to lawmakers on steel.

What Does the Man Whose Finger Is On the Pulse of the Economy Have to Say About Steel Protection?
March, 2002
Will President Bush Bring Home the Gold for America? February, 2002
Don't Go Breaking Our Hearts This Valentine's Day February, 2002


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